Regenerate Definition

rĭ-jĕnə-rāt
regenerated, regenerates, regenerating
verb
regenerated, regenerates, regenerating
To form again, or be made anew.
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To be regenerated, or spiritually reborn.
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To cause to be completely reformed or improved.
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To cause to be spiritually reborn.
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To grow anew (a part to replace one hurt or lost)
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Antonyms:
killdestroyruin
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adjective
Spiritually reborn.
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Formed by regeneration.
Regenerate tissue.
American Heritage Medicine
Renewed or restored, esp. after a decline to a low or abject condition.
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The definition of regenerate is a person or thing with new life or a renewed spirit.
An example of regenerate is someone who had lost all hope, regaining hope again; a regenerate person.
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Antonyms:
unregenerate

Origin of Regenerate

  • Latin regenerāre regenerāt- to reproduce re- re- generāre to beget generate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin regenerātus, perfect participle of regenerō.

    From Wiktionary

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